ARDEC IDEA Program
Innovative Development Everyday by ARDEC (IDEA)
ARDEC Innovation Initiative
ARDEC has implemented a defined and robust innovation process integrated with Technology and Product Development Process yielding a disciplined and standardized approach to all ARDEC ideas and projects.
Establish ARDEC as the world leader in the advancement of armaments technology and engineering innovation.
Provide the People, Processes and Facilities necessary to identify, develop and transition innovative solutions to benefit the Warfighter.
patenting West Point cadet inventions
WEST POINT, N.Y. (May 22, 2013) -- There is no greater motivational sapper than when you are out on an expeditionary mission and you come across a 20-foot chasm, and no one is on the far side to catch a rope.
fosters innovation for Army technology
While reading a ski magazine in 2008, Penn State University engineering student Adam Druga had a flash of inspiration that set him on a path he called "absolutely adventurous." But it was no snow trail.
Officer seeks Picatinny
expertise to transform cadet science project into common Soldier item
A Soldier's quest started small, with a simple inspiration during a cadet field exercise in 2010.